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Yearly Archives: 2019

Grid Modernization Summit
Published: June 18, 2019

          When you turn on a light or power up your laptop, you might not think about the engineering marvel – the electric grid – that makes it possible. You almost certainly don’t think about the age of the existing grid and the need to move towards more modern systems. To […]

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Congratulations to Drs Bhuiyan and Cerrai!
Published: May 17, 2019

Two of our graduate students were awarded their doctorate degrees this year. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ehsan Bhuiyan and Dr. Diego Cerrai!

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Graduate Student Peter Watson Interning at Los Alamos National Laboratory
Published: April 29, 2019

Eversource Energy Center’s PhD student, Peter Watson, will be working as a student intern at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Over the summer he will be working on a large-scale outage prediction model. The goal of the summer project is to predict power outages over a large region using publicly available information.

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Center’s Berk Alpay Awaded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
Published: April 29, 2019

Berk Alpay, a student with UConn’s Eversource Energy Center, has been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship for excellence in scientific research. For more information, see UConn’s article on the Goldwater Scholars here.

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Center Graduate Student, Diego Cerrai, Successfully Defends PhD Thesis
Published: April 29, 2019

Eversource Energy Center’s graduate student, Diego Cerrai, successfully defended his doctoral thesis in Civil and Environmental Engineering on April 11th, 2019. Diego’s thesis was titled “Predicting Weather-Caused Power Outages: Technique Development, Evaluation, Applications.”  Congratulations, Diego! 

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Eversource Center Director Given Distinguished Professorship Award
Published: April 25, 2019

The Center is proud to announce our Director, Prof. Emmanouili (Manos) Anagnostou, has received the Board of Trustees Distinguished Professorship Award. This is highest academic honor the University of Connecticut can award to faculty. Beyond Professor Anagnostou’s numerous achievements, he has directed and advised graduate students and colleagues. His leadership has fostered the Center’s growth. […]

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Dr. Anagnostou Presents at the 2019 Spring Engineering & Operations Conference
Published: March 25, 2019

Dr. Emmanouil Anagnostou presented the Center’s progress on recent developments and applications of our Weather-Based Outage Prediction Modeling project. The conference was hosted by the Energy Council of the Northeast in Warwick, RI from March 20th-22nd. An overview of Dr. Anagnostou’s talk can be found via the link: http://www.ecne.org/events/event-description?CalendarEventKey=02d10526-207f-4ff4-831d-122e5d0e9d66&Home=%2fevents%2fcalendar.

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New Press Release: Does tree trimming reduce power outages?
Published: March 11, 2019

We love to stay in a warm and fully functioning house during a snowstorm. At the end of a busy day, prolonged by a cold, messy commute home, we like to take a hot shower and nestle in a cozy bed. At the same time, we adore our trees, prize our shaded driveways and roads […]

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Stormwise Featured in ‘The Day’ Article
Published: February 6, 2019

The Day Editorial Board published an article discussing how Eversource’s Stormwise group is working to reduce power grid disruption during storms through vegetation management. The full length article can be found here: https://www.theday.com/article/20190204/OP01/190209779.

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Drs. Anagnostou and Nikolopoulos Present at Google-Machine Learning Workshop in Tel Aviv
Published: January 23, 2019

Drs. Emmanouil Anagnostou and Efthymios Nikolopoulos traveled to the Google campus in Tel Aviv, Israel to present at the Google Flood Forecasting Meets Machine Learning Workshop this month. The workshop was focused on improving flood forecasting by addressing issues in available data sets and modeling processes, and applying statistical and machine learning tools to forecasting abilities.  For more […]

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